Tag Archive: Attorney Barbara Olshansky

Columbia Oral History Part One & Two – Transcript PDF & Link to Columbia Archive Transcript

With handwritten corrections Columbia Oral History Part One Columbia Oral History Part Two Columbia Transcript   http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/ccoh_assets/ccoh_10539519_transcript.pdf

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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The Legal Campaign Against American Torture – Jadaliyya – by Lisa Hajjar

Torture, like genocide and crimes against humanity, is a gross crime under international law. The right not to be tortured is constituted through the prohibition of practices that purposefully cause harm (physical and/or psychological) to persons who are in custody…
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Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – World Tribunal on Iraq – LA Eight – Material Support Provision – Los Angeles Filmmaker Cyrus Kar Detained by US in Iraq – Hosts: Dalia Hashad & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  World Tribunal on Iraq The World Tribunal on Iraq investigated various issues on Iraq including the legality of the war, the role of the United Nations, war crimes and the role of the media, as well as the destruction…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Anniversary of Rachel Corrie’s Death – Guantanamo Prisoners Transferred – Rendition – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Anniversary Rachel Corrie/More Renditions/Torture Hosts Michael Ratner and Dalia Hashad discuss the anniversary of activist Rachel Corrie’s death in Gaza and the lawsuit filed against Caterpillar bulldozer. Guest: Maria LaHood Lawyer at the Center for Constitutional Rights      …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Held in Contempt – Financial Times – by Isabel Hilton – PDF

2004 Held in Contempt The preliminary hearings opened earlier this week in the first US military tribunals since the second world war, held in a spe­cially constructed courtroom in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. More than 700 men have been imprisoned in…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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The Leonard Lopate Show – Michael Ratner and Barbara Olshansky on Guantanamo NPR – Audio

http://www.wnyc.org/story/49922-michael-ratner-and-barbara-olshansky/    

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Hamdi and Padilla Supreme Court Rulings – Al Shimari v CACI Case – Guantanamo: What the World Should Know – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Hosts interview key defense attorneys and discuss the civil rights implications of recent Supreme Court rulings on the Hamdi/Padilla cases and also recent prison torture cases involving two corporations, Titan & CACI. Among the guests: Joe Margulies, Susan Burke, Donna…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Threats and Responses: The Advocates: Scrappy Group of Lawyers Shows Way for Big Firms – New York Times – by Adam Liptak and Michael Janofsky – PDF

2004 Scrappy Group of Lawyers Shows Way for Big Firms The Center for Constitutional Rights, the scrappy left-leaning public-interest group that filed the first lawsuits on behalf of people detained as suspected terrorists in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, works out of…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Center for Constitutional Rights Toasting Party for the Rasul and Al Odah Legal Teams Following the Supreme Court Arguments – Photos

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Watchdogs in the War on Terror – Globe and Mail – by Shawn McCarthy – PDF

2003 Watchdogs in the War on Terror The hateful e-mail messages are a dime a dozen. It’s the threatening phone calls that unnerve human-rights lawyer Barbara Olshansky. In one case, a man who sounds slightly unhinged says in a deep…
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Personal & Profiles

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